Things to see & do

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Live music

As the nights start to draw in at this time of year, we are all looking for ways to while away those long evenings.

So, this autumn and winter we have some great local bands lined up to play for you at Sticklebarn.

Adventure Films

Get geared up for a weekend of adventure with the best action films © National Trust

Fridays, 8pm

Get ready for a weekend of adventure with great films including the hottest action and adventure films from Kendal Mountain Festival.

Saturday movies

Grab a snack and settle in for a Saturday afternoon movie at Sticklebarn © Ben Barden

Saturdays, 2pm

Watch a family favourite on our brand new cinema screen. Get yourself a bowl of chips, sit back and relax with your family, whatever the weather.

Don't miss

  • Enjoy a spectacular low-level walk up the glaciated Mickleden Valley
  • Take a ride along the new cycleway from Skelwith to Stickle
  • Treat yourself to a scrumptious Stickle Toffee Pud at Sticklebarn
  • Feeling adventurous? Follow a tumbling beck up to Stickle Tarn
  • Pack a picnic and head for the hills, Side Pike is a great spot
  • Check out the Neolithic rock art at the Langdale Boulders

Muddy paws welcome

Muddy boots and paws are always welcome at Sticklebarn

We love dogs at Sticklebarn and they certainly seem to love it here!

Romping around the countryside is thirsty work so we have water bowls for dogs and special doggy treats too.

All we ask is that you keep your dog on a lead and under control.

Try birdwatching

Our bird feeding station at Stickle Ghyll is hopping with activity, why not drop by and see how many birds you can spot.

There’s also plenty of wild birds to spot when you’re out and about.


Want to get out on two wheels into the countryside but not sure if your legs will take you there?

Electric bikes are a great way of getting around the Lakes and apparently they even dismiss headwinds and flatten hills.

Try something new

Book yourself in for an adventure with Great Langdale campsite.

Get wet and have some serious fun on a gorge scrambling adventure, or have a go at rock climbing and discover why the climbing experts love it here.